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    GT2 Intercooler


    I was at a local tuner this morning and they were espousing the virtues of GT2 intercoolers (as an upgrade to a 996TT). I understand the principle behind a larger intercooler. My question is: Does it really make a meaningful difference? I will be driving a great deal in very warm temps. Does anyone here have any experience with a GT2 intercooler vs. a stock 996TT intercooler? BTW, the GT2 intercooler fits in the stock location, as opposed to the Gemballa intercooler.

    Thanks in advance.

    Craig (L.A.)

    Re: GT2 Intercooler

    When outside temperature increases, the GT2 intercooler surely has some advantage over the Turbo intercooler due to it's 5% increased cooling capacity. The advantages can only be felt with a tuned Turbo, not on the stock car.
    The GT2 intercooler fits the Turbo perfectly but a different mounting carrier (sorry, don't know the english name) is needed. The Turbo's mounting carrier doesn't fit, only the one from the GT2. No problem though because the mounting carriers don't cost much. Very strange: last time when I enquired the price tag of the GT2 intercoolers, they were cheaper than the Turbo intercoolers. Weird.

     
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